Symptoms to Identify ASD in Early Ages


Symptoms to Identify ASD in Early Ages

Checklist to identify symptoms of Autism based disorders at an early age

Early Detection – ASD Diagnosis

Early detection is the first step to intervention. Here are some of the symptoms to show your child may be at risk for an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  

  • Not showing expressions like smiles after six months
  • No back-and-forth interaction through sounds and facial expressions by nine months
  • No babbling or initial form of communication in 12 months
  • No back-and-forth gestures like pointing, waving, reaching out to objects and people by 12 months
  • No words and speaking attempts by 16 months
  • No meaningful sentences and two-word phrases or repeating by 24 months
  • Loss of communication, speech, social skills at any age